Water Resources Design Intern – 2021 Summer Internship

Atlanta, GA

Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering, PLLC (ICE) is seeking interns who are pursuing a degree in civil engineering (junior or senior status preferred). Interns must be highly motivated and hard-working individuals with a desire learn and grow professionally. Internships with ICE allow you to continue your education with a real-world experience that will enhance your future academic experiences. There is room for growth within our organization for dedicated civil engineering professionals. All employment offers for interns are contingent upon the applicant successfully completing drug and background screenings. Internships provide an opportunity to be part of a diverse and engaged community of professionals and to be treated as a respected and valued member of the ICE team. We recognize the importance of creating a work environment that is both rewarding to our employees and supports our unwavering commitment to provide unparalleled service to our clients.

What to include with your application?

Please include a cover letter with your resume that includes the following:

  • Dates for internship preferred
  • Letter of recommendation (encouraged, but not required)
  • Projected graduation date

Position Summary

This position will work closely with project managers in the drainage aspects of traditional design-bid-build and alternative delivery infrastructure projects. The Water Resources Engineer Intern must demonstrate research skills and resourcefulness. The ideal candidate must be able to perform complex engineering functions, field data collection, and troubleshooting for a variety of water resource related projects. Duties will include assisting senior engineer with design, contract document preparation, procurement processes and program management assistance with an emphasis on the storm water design components. Ensures that project designs meet local municipality, State DOT and DHEC requirements for storm water run-off. Ideal candidate must be currently enrolled as an academic junior or senior in an accredited college degree program focused in Civil Engineering or related discipline. Prior internship experience is preferred, but not required.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of water resources engineers and environmental scientists
  • Perform engineering calculations and develop hydrologic and hydraulic models
  • Support civil design, stream restoration, and other water resources design projects
  • Support stormwater management programs and environmental permitting projects
  • Support various projects to include site assessments and wetland delineations
  • Assist in design preparation to include state storm water management plan requirements, drainage design activities on highway and bridge construction projects.
  • Review documents and design work for compliance with plans and specifications
  • Participate in field investigations
  • Assist with surface water, groundwater and soil sampling in various site settings
  • Aid senior staff with the preparation of technical reports, including compiling analytical data
  • Some travel and field work may be required in the Southeast

Work Environment

The position operates primarily in an office environment. Must be able to operate PC based systems at a workstation for 8 hours per day and overtime if needed. The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

Must be able to work in a sedentary position for up to eight to ten hours per day. Must have visual acuity to recognize/change/add minute details on CAD drawings. May be required to lift heavy objects, excessive walking, driving, bending and reaching, pointing or directing objects or materials. The general physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Expected Hours of Work

The work schedule is Monday through Friday up to 8 hours per day.

Travel Requirements

Travel will be to the job office with some travel to project sites as needed. Some travel and field work will be required. Travel will predominately be to jobsites in the Atlanta, GA area and may include other ICE projects in the Southeast region.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Actively pursuing a degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Engineer-In-Training certification preferred
  • Experience with AutoCAD and other engineering/modeling software is desired.
  • Strong MS Office skills required, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of any of the following: hydrology, hydraulics, stormwater management, any phase of civil design, project planning, drawing and specification development, calculations, report writing, wetland delineation, protected species, or stream restoration
  • Good driving record and must maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions to conduct field investigations
  • Duties include field and office work with light travel around the Atlanta, GA surrounding area

Working at ICE means becoming an essential part of a knowledgeable team of engineers who are valued for their honesty and integrity. It’s an environment where engineers will thrive and be supported to do their best work. It is a place where diversity flourishes, accomplishments are celebrated as a team win and you can grow your career.

COVID-19 Compliance

ICE complies with current local, state, federal, and CDC guidelines for COVID-19.

EEO Employer

ICE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. ICE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.